Thursday, September 8, 2011

Things to Watch Out for When You Rent an Exotic Car

Many people ask themselves why they should rent an exotic car. The first reason should be - everyone wants some form of luxury in their life; an exotic car fulfills that desire. Yeah, when you are going to buy a car, you can opt to buy a normal, cheap and affordable car. But you keep a rental car for a short period of time. So why not experience the thrill of driving an exotic car when you can? Just try to picture it - you are driving an exotic car along the highway, roof down, your hair flying in the wind. Do you not want to feel that?


There are some things you should be careful about when renting an exotic car. First, you need to choose your rental car company sensibly. Research a little on the internet before you choose your company. Try to read comments by customers who rented a car from those companies. While you are searching, you might stumble upon some great offers which will get you your car in a very low price.

After you choose a few companies, you need to contact them and ask them which cars they have in their lot. Be clear about everything you want in the car. Make sure your desired car have them. Try to book the car quite a few days before you actually need it. This will ensure the availability of the car. Always remember that more things you will ask for in your car, the more costly it will be. If you do it ahead of time, at least you will have a clear idea about the budget.

Once you are done choosing the company and the car, enquire about the car's health. Check every inch of the car very carefully because they will charge you for any damage you did not point out when you rented it. Do not expect the rental agency sales executives to be helpful with pointing out damages; you have to do it on your own. Check everything, even the trunk.

The last thing you should be careful about it the insurance policy. Your own insurance may cover any vehicle you drive but make sure you run it by your insurance company first. Rental companies will want you to do rental insurance. Do not fall into the trap. Do not spend extra on rental insurance when you do not have to.